Thursday July 26, 2012
Full on fun with 5
Groove Alexis Bistro Ampang Great Eastern Mall 303, Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (03) 4260-2288
JULY 27-28: Thelonious Funksters, a funk band dedicated to playing original music, is back at Alexis.
These fine, experienced Kuala Lumpur musicians are at home with any genre of music, but their primary goal this time around is to groove on funky beats until they see their audience’s feet tapping and bodies shaking.
The band leader’s 23 years of experience includes extensive touring in the United States as well as Spain, France and South-East Asia.
If you want to experience a laid-back, groovy vibe that will have you dancing in your chair, the Thelonius Funksters is for you.
Admission: free. Time: 10pm. Table bookings for diners only.
The Seoul Of @ Live KL
Lot GF001, 001A & 001B
Ground Floor, Federal Arcade
Jalan Bukit Bintang
Tel: 03-2142 3072
WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY: @ Live KL is currently organising the first ever three-month-long (June-August) K-Pop showcase featuring young and fresh female K-Pop dance groups.
This will definitely be a great opportunity to discover and enjoy the latest K-Pop trends. Brace yourself for all-girl outfit Sweety. Entrance fee varies from day to day.
Tokyo Fashion Fiesta
Centre Court Pavilion KL
JULY 28: Be part of the birthday bash, as the one and only Japanesethemed precinct in South-East Asia celebrates its first anniversary ... and Tokyo Street will the one handing out the gifts!
Decorated to reflect the Japanese experience, Tokyo Street’s birthday celebration will be like none other. One of the highlights is a fashion fiesta featuring popular Japanese fashion labels EMODA, Kyoto Montsuki Takakurazome, Dip Drops, Rosebullet, Heather and LOWRYS FARM, and a special appearance by Ena Matsumoto.
Time: 3pm & 8pm. There’ll also be Koto & Shakuhachi – a Japanese traditional music performance a the same venue at 7pm.
The Lollipop House Boutique
38A-1, Jalan PJU 5/11
Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Tel: 012-388 7660 (Christine) or 03-6140 6480
E-mail : email@example.com
JULY 28: How about spending the weekend learning basic crocheting? Come and join a crocheting workshop for beginners.
Workshop fee: RM60 (a deposit of RM30 is required to confirm a place) including materials and light refreshment. Tools will be on loan. Seats are limited to five people.
Paint A Coffee Mug
The Olive Tree Café @ Damansara Intan
Lot D-G-06, Casa Suites
1, Jalan SS20/27, Damansara Utama
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
(next to Tropicana City Mall)
Tel: 03-7728 0184 or 010-428 8678
JULY 28: Join Treazures Workshop Escapade’s fun and fabulous Paint A Coffee Mug workshop with lunch. Here’s a great opportunity to learn creative techniques, fancy designs and the right way to paint on glass and ceramic from talented owner of Painted Things, Rebecca Lawrence.
Participants will be provided with artwork materials and a stylish coffee mug. After the workshop, a delicious lunch will be served.
Fees: RM50 (inclusive of art materials and lunch). Time: 10am-12.30pm
Japanese Manga/Comic Drawing Classes For Teens And Adults
Astro Media Studio
Jalan SS23/15, Taman Sea
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Tel: 03-7803 2054
EVERY SATURDAY: Learn techniques and draw like a professional with personal guidance from experienced teachers.
The lessons include beginner level skills like sketching, character design and proportion, inking techniques, layout strategy and panelling. Intermediate classes are also available. Classes are available in three sessions: 11am-1pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm (for ages 12-17) and 4-6pm (adults).
Adult Pottery Class
MIA Art Centre
Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2163 2337
THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS: The Department of Extra-Mural Studies of the Malaysian Institute of Art is offering pottery classes for adults in August.
The class will be conducted once a week on Thursday and Saturday at the centre. The class is based on pottery being a hobby and will be conducted at different levels.
Each level consists of eight lessons, including the glazing. The Thursday class starts from 9.30am whereas the Saturday classes are conducted at 10.30am and 2pm.
All classes will start in the first week of August and will be completed by the end of September. Adults and secondary students are welcome.
Mah Meri Sculpture Exhibition
Matic Art Gallery
Matic, Jalan Ampang
Tel: 03-9235 4848 or 03-9235 4800
NOW TILL JULY 31: The art exhibition called Mah Meri Sculpture Exhibition is wrapping up soon.
Organised by Mah Meri Cultural Village (MMCV), the exhibition features the community’s art, culture and customs. There are wood carvings and batik fabric paintings, and activ ity stations to illuminate on the art-making processes. Admission is free.
Utar Open Days
Utar Kuala Lumpur Campus
Jalan Genting-Klang, Setapak
Tel: 03-7958 2628 Ext: 7153/8281/8553
JULY 27-28: Students and parents are invited to the open days of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar). Admission is free. Campus tour, talks on programmes and academic counselling are available. There’s also a free shuttle service at certain pick-up and drop-off points.
Other open days: Aug 25-26 (Utar Perak Campus, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Barat, Kampar, Perak); Sept 8-9 (Utar Sungai Long Campus, Jalan Sungai Long, Cheras, Kajang, Selangor)
Time: 9.30am-5.30pm. – Azhariah Kamin